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Address: Near Tuyen Lam Lake, Dalat 61000, Vietnam
Description: This popular working religious complex, completed in 1994, includes a...
This popular working religious complex, completed in 1994, includes a shrine and a monastery.
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Only pants allowed to get an entry to the pagoda. You can enjoy many kinds of flowers here, walk along Tuyen Lam pool and take some pictures.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Only pants allowed to get an entry to the pagoda. You can enjoy many kinds of flowers here, walk along Tuyen Lam pool and take some pictures.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

If you are on a budget and looking for walking instead of motorbiking, you can easily walk to the cable car. From dalat center it takes about one hour, if you walk relaxed, shorter if you walk faster. The walk is along a big road but their are sidewalks all the time and you walk along nice buildings. Walking is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A nice cable car ride across to the monastery, a great exposure to vegetation and hills. I recommend arriving early at 830 am to catch the cable car and arriving at the monastery early and leaving at 11 am to avoid the tourist crowd in order to enjoy the peace and serene environment. In addition, the early start in the... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Better go there by motorbike. Much to see when you drive around then take the cable car. By the lake you can visit strawberry farms and go pick your own strawberries.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We took a cab to the cable car rather than book a tour and glad we did. The cable ride was great, the monastery serene, and the boat ride we took on the lake was a highlight. We resisted the elephant ride but it looked a lot of fun. We went quite early so had the place pretty much to... More 

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Boone, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I didn't find out so hard to ignore the other tourists as I walked the grounds and sat in the temple and meditated. Then I found a nice seat and watched the people come and go. The cable car ride was nice too, although a little bit hot in the sunshine.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

A really delightful peaceful cable car trip takes you downhill to the monastery which is a living monastery with a lot of holy activity going on. There will be hordes of tourists

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

True Lam was the main reason for my visit to Dalat, initially, and I'm really glad that I managed to see this beautiful place. I would love to come back when it's not so busy (we happened to time our visit durin Vietnamese Independence Day holidays, so it was pretty busy!) I spoke to two very happy, friendly monks there... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

A short Taxi drive to the Cable Car starting point, a quick trip across the pine tree tops to the monastery. Beautiful grounds, get there early to avoid buses of Chinese tourists. We walked all the way down to the reservoir at the bottom. You can watch the monks going about their daily chores surrounded by Bonsai and lovely gardens... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

The cable car itself is quite nice ride, similar to those in European ski resorts. The pagoda and surrounding buildings are simply perfect. Clean, beautiful and strongly spiritual. All in sensitive combination with trees and bonsais. Soak in the atmospehre.

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